Consumer Information and Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education requires institutions of higher education participating in financial aid programs to disclose specific information to all prospective and enrolled distance education students.  Accordingly, please explore these pages to learn about how Penn State is authorized to deliver distance education outside of Pennsylvania; how to resolve a complaint; and how to determine if a Penn State program meets academic requirements for professional licensure for all U.S. States and territories.

State Authorization
Learn about state regulations for Penn State World Campus students.
Complaint Resolution
During your education, you may encounter situations that require the assistance of others to resolve. As a Penn State World Campus student, you have access to experienced representatives who can help.
Professional Licensure / Certification
Professional licensure and certification requirements often vary from state to state. Some Penn State World Campus programs and certificates may satisfy certain requirements for licensure in your state.